Debenhams evacuated after fire alarm

A fire appliance outside Debenhams

A fire appliance outside Debenhams - Credit: Archant

Debenhams’ department store on Ipswich Cornhill was evacuated at lunchtime on Friday after a fire alarm was triggered in a light fitting.

Firefighters checked the building and tracked the light fitting which was not damaged, and left the store within 30 minutes allowing it to re-open.